Travel Video of the Week: Just Another Day in Middle-earth

Air New Zealand: Just Another Day in Middle-earth

This week’s video comes from Air New Zealand, who have a history of a great videos (including this one). With the upcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the airline here highlights its ties to Middle-earth with the help of Air New Zealand flight attendants, pilots, aircraft engineers and more, along with Kiwi Dean O’Gorman […]

New Airline Safety Videos

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Did you see Delta just released their newest safety video? This time it has a holiday theme. Virgin America, meanwhile, announced yesterday that it is taking its pre-flight safety education to new heights with the first-ever domestic safety video set entirely to music and performed in dance. I like that airlines are spending money trying […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 23, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contest include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a trip to Antarctica with Air New Zealand and National Geographic Win a 4-night trip for four to the Renaissance Aruba Resort Win one of seven amazing trips […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

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Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 24, 2013

Radicondoli is a tiny Tuscan hill town located 30 minutes south of Florence (Firenze).

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany Win a trip for two to Maui (ends July 28!) Win 3 memorable nights with 5 of your closest friends (flights, rooms, entertainment and trendy restaurant tabs included) Win a 5-night stay from Myths & Mountains at Hacienda Cusin in the Ecuadorian Andes Win […]

Air New Zealand Explorer Pass

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Travelers planning a visit to New Zealand may now find that their plans are a bit easier on the wallet. Air New Zealand has launched the Air New Zealand Explorer Pass. The pass was created to allow those traveling from the USA and Canada to New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands to purchase between […]

Video of the Week: Air New Zealand’s Bear Grylls Safety Video

Air New Zealand’s Bear Grylls Safety Video

Air New Zealand has done it again! They continuously create the most entertaining safety videos so passengers actually listen. And their newest one features adventure traveler Bear Grylls and what’s unique is that the video wasn’t shot on an aircraft.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Premieres in Wellington

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Live from Middle Earth The excitement starts miles away as passengers on Air New Zealand flights are welcomed on board a flight, not to Wellington but to the “Middle of Middle Earth”.  The safety video too is an unexpected briefing and comes with a message from Gandalf. At Wellington Airport’s main terminal a 40 feet […]